The book opens with an introduction to the minimalist kitchen, explaining the basics of making fabulous, fuss-free food with the fewest possible but freshest available ingredients.
Then in the main section recipes are divided into 20 easy-to-use chapters, and there is something suitable for all occasions, from fast breakfast bites, tasty appetizers and dips, snacks and sweet teatime cookies, to main meals that cater for fish and meat lovers, and vegetarians.
There is a color photograph of every finished dish, with easy-to-follow illustrated step-by-step instructions to ensure perfect results every time. A complete nutritional breakdown of every recipe is also included, which details calories, carbs, fat and salt so you can plan meals for any kind of diet.
Quick dishes include stuffed baby squash, or chicken escalopes with lemon and Serrano ham that can be assembled in minutes. For those with a sweet tooth, there are four chapters filled with indulgent delights such as passion fruit creams and chilled chocolate and espresso mousse. With special sections on baking wonderfully aromatic breads and making sweet and savory preserves and pickles, there is a recipe for all kinds of simple, but scrumptious, home cooking. Together with a superb selection of healthy juices and drinks there is a great recipe to either kick-start the day or wind down with at night.
Including recipes for every type of dining, from brunches, midday meals and simple suppers, to midweek family meals, buffets, relaxed al fresco dining and elegant entertaining, and beautifully photographed throughout, this is the one and only cookbook for anyone who loves good food, and demands superb results, but wants to spend less money in the market and less time in the kitchen.